Temperatures over the next several days will continue to be far below average with bitterly cold conditions courtesy of an arctic Canadian high pressure centered over Ontario bringing down some very cold air. The trend of very cold temperatures and frigid wind chills will continue over the next 4 to 5 days and a small system may bring some light snow Saturday.
High temperatures around the skyzone network never made it out of the teens today and the wind chills kept it feeling like the signal digits and below zero at times.
Norwalk CT – High 17
Clifton NJ – High 19
Maywood NJ – High 18
Tonight will be mostly clear early and becoming partly to mostly cloudy overnight with a slight change of flurries or perhaps a brief snow shower. A dusting at best if a snow shower moves through your area. Low temperature around the area of 8 and easing up a bit as the clouds move it. Winds will be from the NW @ 5-10 MPH will keep wind chills in the single digits for most of the night.
Cloudy Friday morning into the afternoon with a slight chance of a flurry or two and the clouds will be giving way to party cloudy skies with clearing late in the afternoon. Breezy and cold for much of the day with a WNW breezy at 5-15 MPH and high of 26 will keep winds chills in the teens.
A fast moving Alberta Clipper type system will dive in from the NW and move into our area early Saturday afternoon with flurries or light snow showers. Any snow falling will begin to accumulate immediately on the surface including the roadways as temperatures remain cold in the mid 20s. Snow accumulations will range from a dusting to and inch…some areas up to 1.5 to 2 inches (locally higher to the west) before the system quickly moves out Saturday night. Clearing and becoming windy Saturday overnight into Sunday morning behind the system. Temperatures dropping though the teens Sunday.
High temp Saturday 27
Sunday will be party cloudy and windy, temperatures remaining the mid teens. Winds from the NW 10-20 MPH keeping wind chills in the signal digits and perhaps a few degrees below zero at times.
Sunday Night (New Years Eve Night) – Some passing clouds from time-to-time but remaining mostly clear and bitterly cold. Temperatures falling to the signal digits…winds from the NW 5-15 keeping wind chills below zero. (Time square temperatures ~12 around midnight and dropping through the signal digits later.
Monday – Clear and mostly sunny with some passing clouds from time-to-time and remaining bitterly cold. Highs only in the mid-teens..with moderate NW breezes keeping wind chills in the single digits to below zero. Winter Classic Hockey game in Citi Field will mostly sunny, but bitterly cold – temperatures in the teens and may hit 20…wind chills in the signal digits on either side of zero.